|SANCHUAN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: 1996-2010 - Sanchuan Development Association|
CONCERN FOR THE GRASSROOTS Sanchuan Development Association (SDA), a distinguished NGO in Qinghai, has been committed to assisting impoverished communities in eastern Qinghai over a fifteen year period. During this period, nine foreign embassies, nine ten international foundations, and many international friends have assisted in implementing more than 160 projects with total value of about seventeen million RMB...
Keywords: Sanchuan Development Association; SDA; Minhe County; Haidong Region; Mangghuer; Tu; Monguor
|Mangghuer Nadun - Sanchuan Development Association|
Nadun is a traditional festival of the Sanchuan Mangghuer (Tu) people. During this annual period, Mangghuer dance and perform to thank their deities for the harvest. About 40,000 Mangghuer from 70 villages perform Nadun on a village by village basis during a 63-day period from the seventh to ninth lunar months. The length of this festival, large number of participants, and exceptional mask performances make this festival unique...
Keywords: nadun; Mangghuer; Minhe; Sanchuan; Guanting; Sanchuan Development Association; Monguor; Tu
|Desks and Chairs for Xing'er Tibetan Township Schools - Denbajyamtso, Sanchuan Development Association, and Kevin Stuart|
A German Embassy grant of 22,560 RMB, with a local contribution of 2,800RMB, made possible the purchase of 87 desk/chair sets for students and 20 such sets for teachers in four schools in Xing'er Tibetan Township. Nuerwa Tibetan Primary School, a recipient school, serves 45 students in four grades. All students and teachers are Tibetan. The classrooms and teachersâ offices are in dire need of repair...
Keywords: German Embassy small grant; Tibetan education; desks and stools for Tibetan schools